Bay Area Homeowners Beware: 5 Toxic Garden Plants To Pets

By Julian / December 27, 2020

Did you know there are more dogs than children in San Francisco? It’s true. If you are a pet owner in the Bay Area, including Santa Clara County, you probably know that your furry friends, like small children, enjoy eating mysterious objects found in your yard or home. The problem is that many garden plants…

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Boost the Curb Appeal of Your Santa Clara Home

By Julian / September 10, 2020

If you want to draw the right attention to your front yard, consider professional landscaping services. Bayscape Landscape in Santa Clara can design and install grass, flowers and shrubs that look great all year. Boosting Your Curb Appeal Nothing boosts curb appeal like well-planned landscaping. Using plants with different textures and heights creates interest. However,…

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July & August Gardening Tips. Hint: Water!

By Julian / June 22, 2020

July and August is a crucial time in the Bay Area for gardeners and landscapers. Depending on where you are in the Bay, and your level of fog, you will have different choices about what to plant and when. We’ve compiled a few tips to consider as we head into late summer. According to the…

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Become A Young Seedling Expert Following This One Tip….

By Julian / April 6, 2020

You may be like the people in those ubiquitous (and admittedly motivating) commercials, who grab the perfect mix of flowers, vegetable, trees, and plants in the garden section of their local big-box home improvement store, and are able to transform an entire backyard area in what appears to be the space of a single afternoon.…

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Free Summer Gifts You Can Grow In Your Own Backyard

By Julian / April 1, 2020

Have you ever thought about a flower garden as a source for thoughtful gifts? With so many potential uses, and the side benefit of having a beautiful yard, we think it’s an idea worth considering. Gardeners love annual flowers for their beauty, variety, and flexibility. They make great additions to container gardens, fill in flowerbeds,…

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Pre-Spring Landscape Care for the Bay Area Gardener

By Julian / January 21, 2020

Who else is ready for Spring? Here are some tips for Bay Area gardeners and landscape artists for January and February! There is plenty to do, so read on! What Can I Plant? Bay Area gardeners wanting to create a flowerful landscape should check out azaleas and camellias at your local garden store. Local landscape…

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How to Make a Poinsettia Last Longer

By Julian / December 1, 2019

Poinsettias come in a wide range of colors. You can find reds, marbles, whites, and even pinks. Whichever color you choose, the care is the same for a long lasting poinsettia. 1) The actual flower of a poinsettia is directly in the center. The leaves, the colored portions, are actually leaves that have colored up. They…

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Decorative, Perennial and Delicious! Two Perfect Vegetables for Winter Planting

By Julian / October 22, 2019

Do the words “winter” and “garden” ever cross your mind? Asparagus and Artichoke are perfect for winter planting, and once established, are a long term relationship that will keep giving… With the right care, they will produce delicious vegetables for years to come! Read on for tips on planting and caring for these perennial beauties…

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It’s Harvest Season! (And the Perfect Time to Plant Shrubs)

By Julian / September 25, 2019

  Fall is here in the Bay Area! We hope you’re enjoying all of the richness of the harvest season. October is a great time to consider planting shrubs, woody ornamentals and trees. According to the University of California Master Gardeners, Ceanothus, manzanita, Monardella villosa (coyote mint), ribes (currant), toyon, buckwheat are all good choices.…

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Why We Take Soil Samples (And You Should Too)

By Julian / October 10, 2018

When it comes to landscape installation or building gardens, we always take a soil sample. Plants have varying needs and will respond differently to particular types of soil. Soil sampling is important to determine soil texture, pH level, and the soil nutrients in order to grow the proper trees, shrubs, and turf. A soil test…

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